Privacy Policy / TERMS OF USE

Your privacy is important to us. We want you to understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of any information we gather. To that end, this privacy policy sets out what information we gather, how we may use it, and how to correct or change it.

Northmed Dental may gather the following types of information about users including you ("you"):

Disclosure of Information

We may disclose:

  • all information that we gather, including your personal information, to our related companies;
  • aggregated tracking information and other information that does not personally identify you to third parties such as our advertisers;
  • your personal information to third parties when we believe in good faith that we are required to do so by law;
  • your personal information to other third parties provided we have your prior authorisation, which we will usually obtain at the time of collecting the information from you.
Usage

We may use the personal information we collect:

  • to assist in providing the products and services requested by you;
  • to provide information to you about other websites, products and services, which we consider may be of interest to you;
  • for future marketing, promotional and publicity purposes, including carrying out direct marketing, market research and surveys; and
  • for any other uses that you authorise.
Cookies and Tracking

We may collect non-personal information about the computer, mobile telephone, smartphone or other device that you use to access our site. Where you allow our mobile services and products to deliver content based on your location (by enabling this feature on your mobile device) we may collect location data. This information is used only for the automated delivery of relevant content to you and for no other purpose.

We may use a cookie file containing information that can identify the computer you are working from. The cookie file is anonymous as it only gives us details of your IP address, PC platform, Browser and domain (whether you are accessing the site from NZ or elsewhere). We may use the information generated by "cookies" to:

  1. track traffic patterns to and from our sites such as the pages you visit, the time you spend on each page, the date and time of your visit, and referring pages (pages you came from or go to);
  2. ensure advertising is being shown to the most appropriate person and limit the frequency of display for certain ad formats; and
  3. enable you to use certain services as a member without having to log on each time and to visit member-restricted areas of the site.


You can choose to refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser and/or deleting them from your hard drive. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use our websites, but you may need them for customisable areas of sites we may develop in the future. If your cookies are turned off we will not have any control over the frequency of display of certain ad formats. This could affect your reading experience. Visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for a comprehensive guide on how to control and delete cookies on a wide range of web browsers and operating systems.

Analytics

Northmed Dental contracts with online measurement companies and other service providers to manage and optimise our Internet business and communications. These companies collect information about visits to our site to assist us in analysing the site's performance and advertising effectiveness and optimising the site for readers.